Rep. Alex Valdez Elected Chair of LGBTQ Caucus

November 21, 2019

Denver, CO—  Representative Alex Valdez (D-Denver) today released the following statement after being elected this week to lead the Legislative LGBTQ Caucus: “I am honored to lead the LGBTQ caucus. We made tremendous progress in the last year. We protected our LGBTQ youth by banning the dangerous practice of conversion therapy. We ensured that government

Rep. Froelich Praises Gov. Polis’s Colorado Recycles Week Proclamation

November 15, 2019

DENVER, CO– Representative Meg Froelich today released the following statement after Governor Jared Polis issued a proclamation marking Colorado Recycles Week: “We can help address our climate crisis and put less trash in landfills by increasing our recycling rate, which is well below the national average,” said Zero Waste and Recycling Committee member Rep. Meg Froelich (D-Englewood). “I’m

Rep. Esgar Takes Helm of JBC

November 12, 2019

DENVER, CO– Representative Daneya Esgar (D-Pueblo) today took the gavel of the Joint Budget Committee after serving as the committee’s vice-chair during the last legislative session. The JBC is responsible for authoring the Long Bill, which sets the state’s annual budget and departments’ spending priorities. “I’m honored to have the privilege to lead the Joint Budget

Rep. Cutter: Encouraged by Bipartisan Efforts to Increase State’s Recycling Rate

November 12, 2019

DENVER, CO– Representative Lisa Cutter (D-Jefferson County), chair of the Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Committee, today released the following statement on the latest “State of Recycling in Colorado” report from Eco-Cycle and the Colorado Public Interest Research Group: “A year ago, I set an ambitious goal to greatly increase our state’s recycling rate, which is